Each performance strives to make a community connection presenting music that reflects social causes and needs in our community. Through partnerships and collaborations Vocal Artistry dedicates its message to local issues concerning hunger, abuse, homelessness, education and the arts. Past partnerships include the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund, Lee Interfaith for Empowerment (L.I.F.E), Footsteps to the Future, Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida, and Art of the Olympians. The following are the 2012-2013 Community Partners:
After the Rain of Southwest Florida, Inc. provides housing for women recovering from substance abuse, homelessness and domestic violence. It also accesses supportive services for residents to become employed, self-sufficient and capable of rebuilding family relationships. The main goals are to develop healthy character and success in all areas of life.
The Harry Chapin Food Bank seeks to overcome hunger in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee counties through education and by working in a cooperative effort with affiliated agencies in the procurement and distribution of food, equitably and without discrimination.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is the largest charitable support of T1D research.
PACE Center for Girls of Lee County is the only non-residential, gender specific program for at-risk girls in the county. PACE Center for Girls, Inc. is a nationally recognized juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention program for teenage girls facing challenges such as physical, sexual and emotional abuse, foster care, academic failure, and delinquency.
Southwest Florida Addiction Services, Inc. (SWFAS) is the largest comprehensive substance abuse treatment program in Southwest Florida, providing effective and affordable care to individuals and families impacted by addiction and other problem behaviors. As a recognized not-for-profit organization, they deliver treatment and prevention services at all levels of intensity for both youngsters and adults.
The United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. This is accomplished through fundraising, fund distribution, community building, volunteer advancement, and information and referral.